250 proposals have been received with the department for the formation of new panchayats in Himachal. The last time 17 panchayats in the state were finished, because Dharamshala Municipal Corporation was formed. These abolished panchayats were present in the Municipal Corporation. At present, there are 3226 panchayats in the state. The government has asked for proposals regarding the formation of new panchayats by 25 January. In the same state, new panchayats are to be formed before the panchayat elections. Proposals are constantly being sent to the government regarding new panchayats.
About 250 proposals from various districts have reached the department regarding new panchayats. The same government has fixed the last date for sending proposals regarding new panchayats by 25 January. Last time there were 3243 panchayats in the state. In these 17 panchayats were abolished. The number of panchayats in the state was 3226. It is noteworthy that every time before the election of Panchayati Raj Institutions, Panchayats are reconstituted and new Panchayats are formed. The population and geographical location of the panchayats, the government approves the formation of new panchayats.
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Kewal Sharma, additional director of the state's Panchayati Raj department, said that proposals for about 250 new panchayats have been reached so far. The government has invited proposals for new panchayats by 25 January. After this, proposals for new panchayats will be sent to the government. The government can form new panchayats after deliberating on these proposals.